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Take the Cake: How To Kill The Dream Of Being Thin

It took me a long time to bury the dream of being thin. For some people it doesn’t take much to let go, and for others it’s a slow series of Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   05.17.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: (Re)Discovering My Love Of Food After Dieting

Hi, my name is Virgie and I’m a fat girl who loves food. During my years of restricting I thought about food more than I thought about most things. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   04.5.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: Weight Gain Is Normal When You Become BoPo

Weight gain is — in my anecdotal experience — quite common once you stop attempting to control your weight. My story is not everyone’s story. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   03.22.18   |   SHARE
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 I mean, it can’t be real, right? Weight Watchers offering free memberships to teens - come on!  Wrong. It’s real.

Weight Watchers Offering Free Memberships To Teens (AKA Future Of Yo-Yo Dieting)

I actually thought this was a joke. I mean, it can’t be real, right? Weight Watchers offering free memberships to teens - come on! Wrong. It’s real. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   02.7.18   |   SHARE
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GIRL, PUT YOUR SPINACH IN THE FRIDGE AND THROW OUT THOSE SUSPICIOUSLY OPAQUE BEVERAGES.

You Do You: Making Resolutions How You Want, When You Want, If You Want

January has come and gone. Let’s dissect the general narrative we spin about the resolutions we’re supposed to be making and the shame we are Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   02.7.18   |   SHARE
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“Fat activism is one of the few branches of social justice in which fellow activists seem to feel entitled to comment, degrade, harass, and otherwise police the bodies of their peers.” - Ashley Nell Tipton

In Defense Of Body Positive Fat People Who Lose Weight

Maintaining a “healthy” lifestyle can be difficult. Being a body positive fat person on a weight loss journey can be complicated! Read...
Annette Richmond    |   01.24.18   |   SHARE
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Before you even think about weight-loss, or doing something like the keto diet, you need to figure out how to live in your current body.

The Keto Diet (And Other “Fads”) And 6 Reasons You Should Avoid Them

When it comes to the Keto diet and other fads, you might lose weight, even a lot of weight, but the chances it will come back are far greater than Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   01.18.18   |   SHARE
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When the formerly fat spoke of their hardships, I didn’t take them seriously.

Are Formerly Fat People More Fatphobic Than Other People?     

When the formerly fat spoke of their hardships, I didn’t take them seriously. I thought that without the problem of weight, their lives must be Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   01.5.18   |   SHARE
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